Get Heywood and Robbins out; get Rees-Mogg and Duncan Smith in. There is still a chance to reverse last week’s defeat.
Posts Tagged: Dominic Raab MP
Jo Johnson is third. Then Greg Hands and Matt Hancock. But those who lead the results may be no less likely to go up than those who trail them.
Next Tory leader. Our survey. Rees-Mogg leads, Gove is second – and none of the above still beats the lot
Add together the totals of those named who backed Brexit, and one reaches a total of nearly 60 per cent of the vote.
The Mercers, Tugendhats and Cleverlys get a lot of media coverage. However, most promotions come from the ranks of the toiling Ministers of State.
“None of the above” has the best part of a quarter of the vote. In the surveys since the election, it has successively come first, first, second, second – and now first again.
Given its majority and manifesto, the Government cannot take on both delivering Brexit and quitting the court. But it must stand fast against the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
As an Under-Secretary of State, he will have to negotiate with the Chancellor, who is reluctant to commit large-scale resources to planning for No Deal.
“It takes two to tangle – and you’ve got to be prepared for all eventualities. This planning goes on, and it’s right that it does.”
The Government needs to make a decision on our post-Brexit economic model, reinvigorate the Conservatives in office – and win the votes of the next generation.
“Other” is second, Rees-Mogg third, and Davis fourth. The shape of the results is very similar to that of a recent YouGov poll.
Raab, Badenoch, Sunak, O’Brien, Eustice, Frazer and Tugendhat should all be more senior and more visible.
To salvage her Brexit policy, May must now ensure that her government is ready for No Deal. Or it won’t last.
There is time to correct the lack of preparedness of our customs and computers for 2019. But it is running out.
Alex Morton: Identity politics is wrong – and bad for Tories, too. So if May is staking a revival on it, her difficulties will deepen.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Our survey. Next Tory leader. “None of the above” leads the field. Many party members want to skip a generation.
Davis leads with less than a fifth of the vote. Johnson is on his lowest total ever. And if one counts write-ins, in second place is…Rees-Mogg.
We now have eleven runners and riders in our Next Tory Leader section…with another 15 candidates standing by. Watch this space.